The new platform features the Qualcomm Kryo 260 CPU, said to deliver a 40 percent increase in device performance over the Snapdragon 630. The Snapdragon 636 also comes with support for modern ultra-wide FHD+ displays and Assertive Display, which optimizes the visibility of the display in all lighting conditions. Qualcomm TruPalette and Qualcomm EcoPix features are integrated in the Adreno Visual Processing Subsystem to support superior viewing experiences. Lastly, the integrated Qualcomm Adreno 509 GPU is designed to boost gaming and browsing performance by 10 percent as compared to the previous generation, supporting lifelike visuals and efficient rendering of advanced 3D graphics.
The new chip uses a 14nm FinFet process and is pin and software-compatible with the Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms, allowing OEMs to easily upgrade their device lineups. It features the globally tested Snapdragon X12 LTE modem, with peak download speeds of 600 Mbps; the 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP, which supports capture of up to 24 megapixels with zero shutter lag while supporting smooth zoom, fast autofocus and true-to-life colors; and the Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec supports Hi-Fi audio on the go, with up to 192kHz/24bit support and the ability to playback lossless audio files with low distortion and high dynamic range.
The Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform is expected to ship to customers in November 2017.
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